Sheila Johnson, Co-founder of BET “When I instinctively feel it is the right move to make, I do it,” 

 

 

Continuing with our celebration of Women’s History Month, today we highlight Sheila Johnson.

A few fun facts about Sheila:

 

  • Co-founder of Black Entertainment Television (BET)
  • First African American woman to reach a net worth of one billion dollars.
  • President of WNBA’s Washington Mystics.
  • First African American woman to be a partner or owner in three different sports franchises. The Washington Wizards, The Washington Mystics, and Washington Capitols.
  • CEO of Salamander luxury Hotels and Resorts.
  • Was appointed by President Obama to the Committee on the Arts and Humanities,
  • Quote to live by “When I instinctively feel it is the right move to make, I do it,”

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